Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Valladolid leave it late at Alaves as VAR denies Betis penalty in 1-1 draw

Football News

skysports.com

Celta Vigo was given a 1-1 draw by Real Betis at La Liga’s Balaidos Stadium on Saturday after the Video Assistant Referee denied the visitors a second-half penalty.

In the first half, Nolito gave Celta the lead with a clever free-kick from a tight angle, twisting his attempt around the wall until the ball hit goalkeeper Joel Robles and slipping in at the end post.

Betis was given a penalty in the second half after Rafinha made contact with Andres Guardado ‘s foot as he took his shot at the edge of the box but, after a three-minute VAR analysis, the referee reversed the decision.

However, in the second half, the visitors were the stronger side, and their superiority paid off in the 79th minute when the Zouhair Feddal center back handled a deep cross from a set-piece play to send the equalizer home.

However, in a mid-table clash, Real Valladolid beat Deportivo Alaves 1 -0. Defender Joaquin Fernandez scored in the 88th minute on his second goal of the season to give his side all three points at Jose Zorrilla Stadium.

The results leave Celta, Eibar, and Alaves, each with 35 points. However, Alaves are ahead on head-to-head points in the 15th position led by Eibar and Celta.

With 39 points, Valladolid climbed to 13th while Betis fell to 14th, one point behind.

Written By

A part-time content writer. Here to learn & explore the content world. Sucker of Coffee & Cupcakes. Die-Heart Fan of Creativity.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Match Updates

Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals by crushing Atalanta 3-1 (1-0) in a replay on Tuesday at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium...

Football News

In Arsenal’s Saturday afternoon defeat at Brighton, Matteo Guendouzi has avoided a FA ban for an altercation with Neal Maupay. Guendouzi and Maupay niggled...

Football News

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford opened the curtain on his “tough time” with Jose, maintaining that his attitude had been improved by the now-Tottenham...

Football News

Former learner Milan manager Roberto Mancini argued that Zlatan Ibrahimovic must be treated as highly regarded as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi and...

Advertisement